[tex-live] DESTDIR not working

Frank Küster frank at kuesterei.ch
Mon Aug 21 14:11:42 CEST 2006

karl at freefriends.org (Karl Berry) wrote:

>     > +      if test $pkg = sam2p -a ! $srcdir/utils/sam2p -ef utils/sam2p; then
>     '-a' is a "bashism" not required by POSIX, although most shells
> Indeed.  And how about -ef?  Is that really standard/widely supported? 
> Would it be better to cd to the two directories and compare /bin/pwd
> output?

Oops, yes:


tells me that POSIX does not know about -ef.  So that would be

if test $pkg = sam2p; then
  dir1=$(cd $srcdir/utils/sam2p; pwd)
  dir2=$(cd utils/sam2p; pwd)
  if test "$dir1" != "$dir2"; then
    # doing things

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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